Pension Officer (4852)

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Pension Officer
Organization:  Financial Services Commission of Ontario
Province:  Ontario
Location:  North York
Job Start Date:  09-Apr-2018

Pension Officer

The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) is seeking individuals with strong organizational and analytical skills, and excellent knowledge of pension legislation and financial analysis principles to review pension plans text, legal documents, financial data and submissions in order to assess legislative compliance with the Pension Benefits Act and Regulations.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As a Pension Officer, you will:
• Progressively acquire in-depth knowledge and experience in pension plan legislation and regulations with respect to defined benefit pension plans;
• Review and analyze pension submissions by pension stakeholders to ensure compliance with the Ontario Pension Benefits Act, regulations, FSCO's policies and procedures;
• Work in a team and/or independently to perform risk assessment desk reviews on an assigned allocation of pension plans, ensuring work plan objectives and timelines are met;
• Provide technical information and guidance to the public, financial institutions and pension stakeholders related to the interpretation and application of requirements of pension legislation, regulations, FSCO policies and business standards in Ontario.

Location: North York


How do I qualify?

Knowledge and/or working experience with the pension industry regulated by FSCO:

• You have knowledge of Ontario pension legislation and regulations.
• You have knowledge and understanding of the various requirements involved with regulating defined benefit pension plans.
• You have knowledge and experience in the operation of pension plans.
• You have knowledge and understanding of risk-based regulations.

Research, analytical and organizational skills, and the ability to interpret legislation and policy:

• You have ability to work independently or as part of a team/teams relating to different activities.
• You have ability to multi-task and work on various activities with competing priorities.
• You have research, investigative and assessment skills to research routine, unique and complex compliance issues, receive inquiries and in response gather related information/data from a broad range of sources.
• You have skill/experience in analyzing information and preparing comprehensive case reports.
• You have experience in making sound analytical assessments, decisions and recommendations.
• You have organizational skills and the ability to make timely independent decisions in a high volume and fast-paced work environment.
• You have ability and experience in interpreting legislation and policies related to the regulation of FSCO regulated financial service sectors/industries.

Excellent communication skills, ability to exercise excellent judgment and provide effective customer service:

• You have knowledge of skills in effective oral and written communication principles and methods.
• You have customer service and consultation skills with experience in effectively responding to inquiries from consumers, stakeholders and other parties.
• You have skills in exercising judgment, based on sound principles/facts.
• You have knowledge of writing and editing principles, practices, styles and techniques in preparing detailed analytical reports, briefing notes and complex correspondence.
• You have knowledge/skill in computer applications including word processing.

Salary Range: $1,234.23 - $1,576.02 per week

Additional information:

2 Temporary, duration up to 12 months (with possible extension), 5160 Yonge St, North York, Toronto Region

Please apply online, only, by Monday, April 23, 2018, by visiting and entering Job ID 121749 in the Job ID search field. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.

If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.